Yoga/Pilates Studio

Founders Park, Nelson, NZ

YIN/YANG YOGA with Nicola Gill

Tuesdays 9.15-10.30am

Yin Yang Flow combines the 2 styles of yoga into one practice, to help you achieve a healthy balanced lifestyle. The 2 qualities yin and yang are present in everything, we cannot have one without the other, so for a balanced yoga practice we need to include both aspects. 

We cover breathing exercises (Pranayama), yin postures to focus and still the mind and body. Then move into yang postures, finishing with a blissful relaxation and closing meditation. 

$14 drop in or $120 (10 card pass valid for 6 months)

namastenicola@gmail.com

0223205284 

PREGNANCY YOGA with Jenny Ward

Tuesdays 5.30-6.30pm, Wednesdays 5.30-6.30pm.

Open to all pregnant women who are in the 2nd or 3rd trimester.

The course starts out slowly and builds gently each week aiming to enhance your health and support you through the changes that occur during pregnancy.

During the 6 weeks we will focus on increasing strength and reducing tension as well as learning breathing techniques to help feel more confident about labour and birth. 

Each class will include breath work, yoga postures and short flowing sequences followed by relaxation.

To register please email jennyward76@hotmail.com

SLOW YOGA with Vikki Wilkinson

Thursdays 5.30-7pm.  

Grounded in the ancient Vedic style of Satyananda Yoga, Slow Yoga combines the
5000 year old wisdom of the sages with cutting edge neuroscience and yogic psychology to create a unique blend of practices to fit our busy modern lives. A fusion of physical (asana), energetic (pranayama) and mental/emotional (mindfulness/meditation)
techniques that improve strength and flexibility, whilst also stabilising emotional patterns.

6 week course- $70 or $14 casual 

Contact Vikki at bigpicturenz@gmail.com for all enquiries about upcoming courses.

GENTLE FLOW with Maya Lefebvre

Thursdays 9.45-11am

Drop in, tune in and gently move your body with the tune of the breath. A gentle yoga session will progress at a slow and steady pace. Asanas are primarily floor based with some reclined and sometimes standing poses, keeping the focus of the practice breath centered. Open to all levels.

All enquiries to  www.facebook.com/yoga.nelson.nz

YIN YOGA with Kimberley Bortnick

Sundays 4-5.30pm 


Yin yoga works on the “Yin” or the relatively stiff connective tissue in the body, (tendons, ligament, fascia). This tissue requires time to release/open and responds best to slow, steady stress. Therefore, a Yin class consists of longer held, passive floor poses that involve the lower (Yin) part of the body; hips, sacrum, pelvis, inner thighs and lower spine. Props are used to support/encourage stillness.
Different Yin poses stimulate and remove blockages in the myofacial meridians in the body, balancing internal organs and systems. This all practiced to lovely, calming music.

$13 if paid in advance, $15 drop-in. Cash only 

Kimberlyabortnick@yahoo.com

MOBILE: 0226467205

Please note last class for 2019 will be 22nd December and no class on 26th January due to Evolve Festival.

HATHA FLOW with Rosamund Feeney

Sundays 11-12pm 

Unwind from the week that was and re-energise for the one to come with a gentle Hatha Flow. We will awaken the muscles and connect the mind to the body. A wonderful way to restore a sense of wellbeing into your Sunday. Suitable for all levels.

PILATES with Gabrielle Huygens

Fridays 9-10am

10.30-11.30am (beginner's)

8 week course (during school term)
Gabrielle is a physiotherapist and has specialised in Pilates based exercises over the past 10 years, including “Clinical Pilates” for rehabilitation from injury as well as training in various types of studio equipment.   

This class focuses on specific techniques to make movements safe, effortless and enjoyable.  The classes are excellent for people wanting to improve their “ease of movement” and muscle balance, or if recovering from back pain or hip and shoulder injuries.  We will cover specific core strengthening of abdominal/gluteal and shoulder girdle muscles, plus mobility/control exercises.’  

$96 or causal $15/class. Ph: 027 657  8294.

EVENING FLOW with Maya Lefebvre

Mondays 5.45pm-7pm

This class blends physical postures along with internal alignment awareness to prepare for a restful evening. 

A full 75 min session to guide you softly through the practice.

Whatever shape you find yourself into as you come in, physical, mental or emotional, will be your playground to move into and explore beyond your beliefs.

All levels welcome as we mix and match in harmony with the group and the environment.

Casual class drop-in $15, and discounted class passes available.

For more info, contact Maya at www.facebook.com/yoga.nelson.nz

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